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Old 03-30-2008, 05:14 PM   #1
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Default Clay 2008: *8 wins 5 losses with SF's in Portschach and 4th round at RG *

Here we go again Clay

I would be happy with 3 or 4 wins on the dirt this season
Ivan will play Monte Carlo,Rome,Hamburg and RG (possibly WTC too).

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Old 03-30-2008, 07:38 PM   #2
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

He won't do good there. He's not seeded, and every of the seeded players is far better on than him on clay. Also he didn't do good on HC so how can we expect good results on clay?
If MC, Rome, Hamburg and RG are the only tournaments he plays, I predict 1 win.
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

I hate the dirty season

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Old 04-07-2008, 08:46 PM   #4
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

Ivan is #29 now.

His worst ranking since 18th October 2004 (he was also 29th then)
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

And unfortunately he will probably only go down in the rankings. I don't see him getting to the 3rd round in RG.
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Old 04-15-2008, 05:50 PM   #6
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

He will play Portschach too
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And unfortunately he will probably only go down in the rankings. I don't see him getting to the 3rd round in RG.
Ivan is not bad on clay as many people think. he can atleast return serve on clay and stay in rallies, if he can cut down on UE's he can win some matches and his ranking wont go down much, rest of the season there is NOTHING to defend.
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Ivan is not bad on clay as many people think. he can atleast return serve on clay and stay in rallies, if he can cut down on UE's he can win some matches and his ranking wont go down much, rest of the season there is NOTHING to defend.
I don't think he is especially bad on clay, but he isn't playing his best tennis anymore. It's possible he won't be seeded in RG, and I don't see him making 3rd round that way. Even if he's seeded, I don't think it'll happen. Hope I'm wrong.
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

Kuerten 1st round Djokovic second round
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo is the next stop*

I hope he wins his R1 match.
And for the second...
oh well.
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo: R1 vs. Kuerten,go Ivan*

Today 4th match on CENTRAL COURT

Hopefully it wont rain and go Ivan!
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo: R1 vs. Kuerten,go Ivan*

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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo: R1 vs. Kuerten,go Ivan*

Easy win and tomorrow he's on Central Court again,3rd match against Fakervic.
Just give your best Ivan,I dont expect you to win,but I want a good competitive match.
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo: R1 6-1 6-2 easy win,vs. Faker now:armed: :fiery:*

good job Ivan and I even get to watch tomorrow. It will be Djokers first match on clay, hopefully he is a bit rusty and Ivan can play well
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Default Re: Clay 2008: *Monte Carlo: R1 6-1 6-2 easy win,vs. Faker now:armed: :fiery:*

Well done Ivan, but let's not get carried away. I think Ivan can be happy if he loses with a 6-3 6-4 score. But anyway, ajmo Ivane!
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